Convening Community Leaders for Over 70 Years
Facilitating Collaborative Solutions to Shared Challenges of the
Roaring Fork & Colorado River Valleys
We believe we're all better when we work together.
From Parachute to Aspen, Colorado, the Hurst Community Initiative works with elected officials, non-elected
community leaders, nonprofits, educational institutions, immigrants, businesses, entrepreneurs, philanthropists, state agencies, community organizers, and industry innovators.
We invite YOU to join us.
The Hurst Leaders Seminar
for Elected Officials & Non-Elected Community Leaders
Community leaders from across the region meet to discuss what makes a free, just, and equitable society.
Together, we're exploring personal values, public policy, and our individual and collective commitment to the public good.
Tuition cost is 100% subsidized by the Hurst Community Initiative, our investment in community leaders
Curricula is supervised by Todd Breyfogle, Colorado native and Managing Director of the Aspen Institute's Executive Leadership Seminars
Annual cohorts are selected by invitation to maximize diversity and ensure equitable representation from all communities throughout the region. Limited availability in each cohort.
To learn more about participating in upcoming cohorts, email Evan.Zislis@AspenInstitute.org
Since 2020, the Hurst Leaders Seminar has hosted
75+ Total Regional Participants across 4 Cohorts, Including
51 Non-Elected Community Leaders & 24 Elected Public Officials
37 Non-Profit Organizations
4 School District Boards &
WHEN THE FUTURE IS UNCLEAR, BUILDING COMMUNITY STARTS WITH
STRENGTHENING PERSONAL RELATIONSHIPS & FINDING COMMON GROUND
FACILITATING COLLABORATIVE SOLUTIONS TO THE SHARED CHALLENGES OF THE ROARING FORK & COLORADO RIVER VALLEYS
We Believe We're All Better When We Work Together
For more information and to get involved, email Evan.Zislis@AspenInstitute.org.